The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

de Oscar Wilde (Auteur)
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The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde.



First performed on 14 February 1895 at St. James's Theatre in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personae in order to escape burdensome social obligations. Contemporary reviews all praised the play's humour, though some were cautious about its explicit lack of social messages, while others foresaw the modern consensus that it was the culmination of Wilde's artistic career so far. Its high farce and witty dialogue have helped make The Importance of Being Earnest Wilde's most enduringly popular play.



Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) was an Irish writer and poet. Today he is remembered for his epigrams and plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment which was followed by his early death.

Format
EPUB
Protection
Sans DRM
Date de publication
29 juillet 2017
Éditeur
ISBN
9788822804372
Taille du fichier
61 ko
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